Diffraction in e-p collisions (experiment)
° inclusive DIS: total cross sections, structure functions, heavy flavors
° inclusive diffraction and dijets in DIS
° hard diffractive photoproduction
° exclusive final states in diffractive DIS (vector mesons, DVCS, etc.).
Convener: Marta Ruspa
Diffraction in DIS (phenomenology/theory)
° inclusive DIS, structure functions and partonic densities
° inclusive diffractive DIS
° vector meson production
° generalized parton distributions
° Analyticity/duality models of inclusive/diffractive reactions: Pomeron trajectory.
Convener: Douglas Ross
Forward physics in hadron-hadron collisions
° soft and hard diffraction at the hadron colliders (RHIC, Tevatron, LHC)
° total and inelastic cross section measurements
° central exclusive production (RHIC, Tevatron, LHC)
° forward physics at the LHC
° gamma-p and gamma-gamma collisions at hadron colliders
° Low-x physics at LHC.
Convener: Christina Mesropian
Diffraction in hadron-hadron collisions
° single and double diffraction dissociation
° multi-gap diffraction
° diffractive Higgs production at Tevatron and LHC
° diffractive Higgs production at large Feynman x
° phenomenology of gap survival probability
° Monte Carlo for soft processes.
Convener: Boris Kopeliovich
LHC and post-LHC
° results from LHC
° prospects for QCD studies in the post-LHC era
° high-energy QCD and astrophysics.
Convener: Risto Orava
° new results on spin physics
° spin and polarization physics
° prospects in spin physics.
Conveners: Zein-Eddine Meziani, Jacques Soffer
Diffraction in nuclear physics
° heavy ion collisions at RHIC
° phenomenology of diffraction off nuclei
° QCD studies of nuclear collisions
° new physics via QCD processes at LHC.
Convener: Wlodek Guryn
° new results within the Color Glass Condensate model
° saturation and evolution
° diffraction from non-perturbative QCD.
Convener: Larry McLerran
Progress in QCD
° perturbative QCD and factorization issues
° leading-twist diffraction and the breakdown of pQCD factorization theorems
° leading-twist diffractive DIS and nuclear shadowing
° non-universal antishadowing
° progress in AdS/QCD and related topics
° diffractive dijet, hadrons light-front wavefunction from AdS/QCD, and color transparency
° new results in the BFKL physics
° new results in the color dipole/kt-factorization approach.
Convener: Dmitry Ivanov